Sean Martin McDonald is an international development professional specializing in law, alternative dispute and conflict resolution, and technology. Sean is Director of Operations at FrontlineSMS based in Washington DC.. and he founded the FrontlineSMS:Legal project in September of 2010. At FrontlineSMS Sean is responsible for the day-to-day operation, strategic direction, and project-driven application of FrontlineSMS.
Prior to FrontlineSMS, he worked at MetroStar Systems, where he designed and launched technology products for government and private clients, managed business development efforts, and engaged the non-profit technology community. Sean worked at International Relief & Development, Inc., in the Office of Democracy, Governance, and Community Development. He’s also worked for the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Conflict Mitigation and Management, the Public International Law and Policy Group, the Center for Peacebuilding International, and the Office of Senator Barbara Mikulski.
Sean currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, International Peace Park Expeditions, and the Advisory Boards of Digital Democracy and TechChange. He holds a J.D. and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Magazine Journalism, Government, and Spanish at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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